Archives for November 5, 2013

The Smarter You Are, The Stupider You Are

“Put another way, the brainier you are, the better you can twist facts to your own pre-existing convictions. And that’s what you will tend to do.” Maybe we’re trying to wake up people who actually think the smart thing is to be asleep. . . via The Smarter You Are, The Stupider You Are

Insane Happening In The House Right Now

In the wake of the financial crisis, many people were less than enthusiastic about the prospect of footing a multi-billion dollar bill every time Wall Street gambled its way into a corner. So, when Congress passed a new set of financial regulations known as Dodd-Frank in 2010, it included a provision that required banks to […]